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Definition of sensibility noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (pl. sensibilities)
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  1. 1[uncountable, countable] the ability to experience and understand deep feelings, especially in art and literature a man of impeccable manners, charm, and sensibility artistic sensibility
  2. 2sensibilities [plural] a person's feelings, especially when the person is easily offended or influenced by something The article offended her religious sensibilities. The play gave no thought to the sensibilities of the audience.
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